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noun [countable]     godchild pronunciation in British English
/ˈɡɒdˌtʃaɪld/
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pluralgodchildren
  1. a child that a godparent promises to support and give religious education to during the Christian ceremony of baptism. A female godchild is called a goddaughter and a male godchild is called a godson.
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